Trait data. wood density, g/cm³ g/cm³ g/cm³. geographic distribution, Caribbean – Caribbean Caribbean – Caribbean – Trinidad & Tobago. Cariniana pyriformis and Cariniana spp. Family: Lecythidaceae. click to print or download the file format. Albarco. Jequitiba. Cariniana pyriformis (known as Colombian mahogany or abarco) is a species of woody plant in the Lecythidaceae family. It is found in Brazil, Colombia, Costa.

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The wood has been exported under the name of Colombian Mahogany, but it is hard to work, the inner bark fiber is used for tying and is very strong. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public.

This species is characterized by crenate to serrate, undulate leaf blade margins; domatia in the axils of the secondary veins, these lined by trichomes; rose-colored petalsll; and narrowly turbinate, very thick-walled fruits.


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There are no reports of pollination for this species Dispersal: We are grateful to Y. These four species form a complex readily distinguished from the other species of the genus by the presence pydiformis leaf domatia and by the very thick pericarp of the pyxidium. Description – Tree to Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the worldand other notations in the work.

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Fruits x 4. Judging from label data, it prefers non-flooded forests. When the leaves are newly flushed they are red Cardona Naranjo, I have not yet been able to locate type material of C. Lecythidaceae – Part I.

Audible Download Audio Books. Cariniana exigua Miers, Cariniana clavata Novik. Leaves red when young: Applicable only on ATM card, debit card or credit card orders.

Leaves with laminas lanceolate to oblong 4. Write a product review.

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Inflorescences terminal panicles cm long, the rachis and branches tomentellous; pedicels 0. Flora and Monograph Treatment s: Offer valid only once per customer. Amazon Prime Music Stream millions of songs, ad-free. Labels indicate that is a species of lowland wet forest carniana near sea level to ca. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity individual or corporate has a copyright on the body of the work.


Cariniana pyriformis

Trees, to 50 m tall. A number of empty fruits have been collected from the ground but they are so rot resistent that it is not possible to say anything about when the seeds are dispersed based on the dates of their collection. All species of are valuable timber trees and is no exception.

Read more Read less. The androecium ca 2. Because this species produces excellent timber, it is preferentially used in reforestation projects Cardona Naranjo,